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Radiologic Technology Admission
 
What are the prerequisites for the Radiologic Technology (RT) program?
Click here to get a list of all the general requirements and prerequisites that you must complete in order to apply to the RT program.
 
How are transfer credits evaluated?
If you have transfer credits, you should have your credits evaluated. To do this, request an official Credit Evaluation. This step usually takes a few weeks to complete. You can also use the Equivalency Chart but please remember that this chart is subject to change and is meant to be used as a guide only.
 
When are RT applications accepted?
The WVC RT program starts every spring quarter (late March or early April) and takes 2 years to complete. Applications are accepted during a 1-week window in January prior to the start of the program. The next application window will be in January 2015 but exact dates have not yet been determined. Applications will not be accepted before or after the application window and mailed applications must be postmarked by the last day of the application window.
 
What are the RT application requirements?
You must be 18 by the first day of the program in order to apply. You must also complete all general requirements and prerequisites before submitting an application. Once those requirements are met, complete all the steps below and submit your application during the application window. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Apply to WVC
  • Complete the RT Application (this will be posted in fall 2014)
  • Attach up-to-date sealed, official college transcripts from all colleges where you have earned credit (excluding WVC)
How are RT applications evaluated?
Selection of applicants for the RT program is based on a probability of success score. Your score will be determined using:
  • Your cumulative college GPA
  • Your average grade from BIOL& 241, BIOL& 242 and BIOL& 260 (or equivalent)
    • Repetition of these courses may result in points being taken off the probability of success score.
Students with the highest scores are admitted to the RT program.
 
What is required if I am accepted to the RT program?
All applicants will be notified by late January. If you are accepted to the RT program, you must complete all the requirements detailed on this page as well as all items listed in the acceptance packet (do not include these items with the RT application). You should also be prepared to pay a $50, non-refundable, acceptance fee.
 
What else should I know before applying to the RT program?
  • Acceptance to WVC does not guarantee acceptance to the RT program.
  • If you leave the RT program for any reason, contact the Director of the RT program to discuss your re-entry options (509.682.6677).
  • On-the-job physical requirements include: ability to lift 50 pounds, carry 20 pounds, sit for 4 hours, and stand for 8-12 hours.
  • Conviction of certain crimes may prevent completion of the clinical requirements of the program and may prevent future licensure and employment in health care. A criminal record check is required prior to any clinical training experience or clinical field trips. If you have a criminal record, meet with the Dean of Allied Health & Nursing (509.682.6660) to determine if your criminal history would prevent access to a health care facility.


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